Don’t Miss International Motherprayer Day: Thursday, May 9th

Enjoy this 1-minute-video about International Motherprayer Day If you cannot view YouTube videos, click here The day before Rosh Chodesh Sivan (Wednesday sunset until Thursday sunset) is International Motherprayer Day, declared by the Shla”h HaKadosh as one of the most auspicious days of the year to pray for our children’s physical and spiritual well-being and [...]

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Purim Cinderella: The True Story of an Astounding Purim Miracle

Purim Cinderella: The True Story of an Astounding Purim Miracle

I heard this story from Sara herself, so I can testify that it’s 100% true! May we see many miracles this Purim as well! Enjoy! Sara looked into her mirror and saw a flashing, neon sign on her forehead that read “Old Maid.” In a week, Sara would be turning 25. Most of her highschool [...]

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Elevating the Pink by Chaya Houpt

Elevating the Pink by Chaya Houpt

I have been begging begging begging my Nachlaot buddy Chaya Houpt for several months now to start a blog. Chaya is a very thoughtful, very smart, and very funny mom of 3 kids ages 3 and under. She’s also a really great writer. Well, my nudging finally paid off and Chaya finally agreed to start [...]

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The Zviller Rebbe and the Bear

The Zviller Rebbe and the Bear

Last Friday morning, I visited an exhibit called “Jewish Magic through the Ages” at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum. It was a totally fascinating exhibit, featuring dozens of rare Kabbalistic amulets and parchments from all across the Jewish world. I absolutely hated, of course, that the museum refers to these objects as “magic” because the word [...]

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More Kids=Happier Moms, Researchers Say

More Kids=Happier Moms, Researchers Say

An Israeli research team from the prestigious Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center discovered that among menopausal women the most important factor contributing to quality of life is number of children. In other words, researchers were surprised to find that bigger families mean happier and more satisfied moms. The research team interviewed 151 women between the [...]

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